Rights-Based Approach to Social Justice Workshop Newcastle

Get to grips with economic and social rights and explore how a rights-based approach can add to your work. Access to housing, education, social security, health and food are globally…

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VONNE Social Tech Meet North East

VONNE’s Social Tech Meets bring the social sector together with the tech sector – to promote innovation, collaboration and digital transformation. It brings together organisations with a social purpose and digital specialists…

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VONNE Hear from a Peer event

Are you a social enterprise, charity or community organisation interesting in hearing a bit more about developing sources of earned income and how social investment can support and grow your…

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North East Together event: Generations together

North East Together, the network for social change leadership’s next event will focus on young(er) and emerging social leaders and how social leaders of different generations can work together to…

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Participants wanted for Newcastle University research study

Newcastle University is seeking particpants for a new study looking at how life experiences shape our perception of the world, which could help them to understand more about why people are…

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Community Foundation report reveals why people are going hungry in North East England

The Community Foundation has released its latest Vital Signs report focusing on why families are going hungry in North East England, and what local people and businesses can do to…

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New Back Buddies scheme launches!

We are seeking donations of food for children at risk of food insecurity. Bags of snacks will given to a child to take home from school at the weekend when…

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Beach Access North East seeks volunteers!

Beach Access North East (BANE) is a user led charity group that promotes social inclusion, independence and choice for all disabled and elderly people across the North of England. They are dedicated…

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Chief Executive Officer vacancy – Coping with Cancer North East

Coping with Cancer North East is seeking a forward thinking and innovative Chief Executive Officer to help them deliver the strongest possible impact to anyone who has been touched by…

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VODA Volunteer Emma Ramshaw wins Volunteer of the Year Award

Emma Ramshaw, who volunteers for a variety of charities and organisations including VODA, The Prince’s Trust & NCS, has won the Volunteer of the Year award at the Pitman Superachievers…

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Let’s transform: It’s time for a Social Rights Alliance in the North East

Just Fair wants to connect people and groups in the North East to build an open, fair and more equal society. Just Fair is a human rights NGO that monitors…

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Volunteers’ Week Resources from NCVO

Volunteers’ Week is a time to say thank you for the fantastic contribution volunteers make. It takes place 1-7 June every year and is an opportunity to celebrate volunteering in…

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Free Basic First Aid Training from the British Red Cross

        The British Red Cross is working with local community groups, charities, retirement homes etc, to deliver some basic first aid skills relevant to the participants. The…

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Healthwatch GP Appointments Survey

    Healthwatch North Tyneside wants to hear your experiences of accessing appointments at your GP practice with their ‘Good practice? Accessing GP appointments survey’. The most common issue people…

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Useful Vision – Call for Volunteers

          Useful Vision organises a range of entertaining and stimulating activities for vision-impaired children and their families across the North East. They also run skills workshops…

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Newcastle University Internship Schemes

    The  Newcastle University Internships Scheme provides businesses and the VCS across the North East with the opportunity to utilise one of their talented students within a project based internship.…

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Current Trustee Vacancies in and around North Tyneside

The North Shields Heritology Project – The North Shields Heritology Project is a newly Registered Charity dedicated to bringing the rich heritage of North Shields and its Fish Quay to life…

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VODA – coming to a venue near you!

            VODA and the services we offer are available across North Tyneside and although we are based in North Shields we are keen to make…

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Moving On Tyne & Wear: Weekly drop-in sessions at VODA

          Did you know that VODA is a delivery partner in the Moving On Tyne & Wear programme? Moving On Tyne & Wear helps people who…

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Community Business Weekend 16-19 May

The Community Business Weekend, delivered by Power to Change, celebrates the 7000 community businesses in local hands across England. 225 community businesses opened their doors in 2018 and used Community…

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North of Tyne Combined Authority and VCS Engagement

North of Tyne Combined Authority would like to invite you to a Joint NTCA- VCS Closer Working Event in March 2019. The event will be an opportunity to update our…

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Helix Arts call for volunteers

Helix Arts is keen to connect with 15 enthusiastic volunteers in North Shields who would like to enjoy a taste of arts and cultural volunteering on their doorstep. Whatever your…

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Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Advice in North Tyneside

North Tyneside Council has recently improved the Special Educational Needs and Disabilities web pages. This follows work with the Parent Carer Forum and professionals to ensure it is fit for…

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Safe Places Scheme North Tyneside

Safe Places is a scheme for people who may be vulnerable as a result of their physical or mental health or because they have a learning disability. People can become…

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FSI Training in Newcastle

The Foundation for Social Improvement (FSI) is delivering training aimed at small charities in Newcastle on 31 January 2019, with support from the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport. The training consists…

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Active North Tyneside Community Fund

        Active North Tyneside aims to encourage everybody to be more physically active and its Community Fund exists to help local groups, organisations and registered charities get…

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Trustee vacancies at Dyslexia North East

            Dyslexia North East is a group of dedicated volunteers who care passionately about the educational opportunities for dyslexic people and their aspirations for the future.…

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New recruitment services from VONNE

      VONNE (Voluntary Organisations Network North East) has launched two new services to help make the recruitment process easier for the voluntary and community sector. Recognising that many…

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North of Tyne Authority Adult Education Budget

    The North of Tyne Combined Authority has now been formally established and has published its vision. The Authority regards the mobilisation of the devolution of the Adult Education Budget…

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VODA Award Winners 2018!

We are delighted to share the stories of our award winners for 2018, who were presented with their prizes at our recent AGM by Chairman of North Tyneside, Cllr Tommy…

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